SpaceX’s Elon Musk Mulls 100s Of ‘Lighter, Cheaper’ Internet Satellites – 9 November 2014

RT logoBillionaire business magnate and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has reportedly expressed hopes to start developing space satellites that could provide global internet access through hundreds of small, inexpensive models.

Musk is developing a partnership with the founder of WorldVu Satellites Ltd, Greg Wyler, with the ultimate intention of launching some 700 satellites, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday.

Each one would weigh less than 250 pounds, the paper reported, or half the size of the smallest current commercial communications satellites.

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